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*Fogell, D.J., Martin, R.O., Bunbury, N., Lawson, B., Sells, J., McKeand, A.M., Tatayah, V., Trung, C.T., Groombridge, J.J. 2018 Trade and conservation implications of new beak and feather disease virus detection in native and introduced parrots. Conservation Biology.

*Martin R.O. 2018 (in press). The wild bird trade and African parrots: past, present and future challenges. Ostrich

*Lopes D, Henriques M, Monteiro H, Martin RO, Catry P. 2018 (in press). Papagaio-cinzento-de-timneh – um tesouro das orestas bijagós. In: Catry P, Regalla A (eds). Parque Nacional Marinho João Vieira e Poilão: Biodiversidade e Conservação. IBAP – Instituto da Biodiversidade e das Áreas Protegidas, Bissau.


*Berkunsky et al. 2017. Current threats faced by Neotropical parrot populations. Biological Conservation. 214: 278-287.

*Martin, R. O. 2017. Grey areas: temporal and geographical dynamics of international trade of Grey and Timneh Parrots (Psittacus erithacus and P. timneh) under CITES. Emu - Austral Ornithology, 1–13.

*Lopes, D. C., Martin, R. O., Henriques, M., Monteiro, H., Regalla, A., Tchantchalam, Q., et al. 2017. Nest-site characteristics and aspects of the breeding biology of the endangered Timneh Parrot Psittacus timnehin Guinea-Bissau. Ostrich-Journal of African Ornithology, 1–8.

*Berkunsky, I., Cepeda, R., Marinelli, C., Simoy, M., Daniele, G., Kacoliris, F. Diaz Luque, Gilardi, J. (2016). Occupancy and abundance of large macaws in the Beni savannahs, Bolivia. Oryx,50(1), 113-120. Occupancy_and_abundance_of_large_macaws_in_the_Beni_savannahs_Bolivia

†Maestri, M. L., Ferrati, R., & Berkunsky, I. 2017. Evaluating management strategies in the conservation of the critically endangered Blue-throated Macaw (Ara glaucogularis). Ecological Modelling, 361(Supplement C), 74–79.

*Saidenberg André B. S.,  Knöbl, T,  Melville PA,  Zuniga E, Salaberry SRS,  Benites NR, Brandão. PE. 2017. An Atypical Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli Isolate with Possible Human and Domestic Animal Origin from a Free-Living Lear's Macaw (Anodorhynchus leari). Journal of Wildlife Diseases  53 (2), 396-398

†Berkunsky, I., Segura, L. N., Ruggera, R. A., Faegre, S. I. K., Trofino-Falasco, C., López, F. G., et al. 2017. Reproductive parameters of the Turquoise-fronted Parrot (Amazona aestiva) in the dry Chaco forest. Avian Conservation and Ecology, 12(2).

*Cardador LLD, Diaz-Luque, Hiraldo F, Gilardi JG Tella J. 2017. The effects of spatial survey bias and habitat suitability on predicting the distribution of threatened species living in remote areas. Bird Conservation International, 1-12. http://doi:10.1017/S0959270917000144



†Berkunsky, I., Segura, L. N., Aramburu, R. M., Ruggera, R. A., Svagelj, W. S., & Reboreda, J. C. (2016). Nest Survival and Predation in Blue-Fronted Parrots Amazona aestiva: Effects of Nesting Behaviour and Cavity Characteristics. Ardea, 104(2), 143–151.

*Fogell, D.J., Martin, R.O. and Groombridge, J.J. 2016. Beak and feather disease virus in wild and captive parrots: an analysis of geographic and taxonomic distribution and methodological trends. Archives of Virology.

*Hart, J., Hart, T., Salumu, L., Bernard, A., Abani, R., and Martin, R. 2016. Increasing exploitation of Grey Parrots in eastern DRC drives population declines. Oryx 50: 16. http://dx/ 

*Saidenberg ABS, Gilardi JD Munn CA and Knöbl T. 2016  Avaliação de esfregaços corados pelo gram e prevalência de endoparasitas em araras de vida-livre. Atas de Saúde Ambiental.

*Saidenberg ABS, Zuniga E, Melville PA. 2016. Health-screening protocols for vinaceous Amazons (Amazona vinacea) in a reintroduction project. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery, vol. 30, no. 1, 2

*Baños-Villalba, A., Blanco, G., Díaz-Luque, J. A., Dénes, F. V., Hiraldo, F., & Tella, J. L. 2017. Seed dispersal by macaws shapes the landscape of an Amazonian ecosystem. Scientific Reports, 7, 7373.


*WPT co-authored studies
†WPT co-funded studies